Mental Health Support


The Thunder Bay District Health Unit supports mental health in a variety of ways across our programs. We do not, however, provide acute crisis or mental health services or counselling. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis:

  • Call 911
  • Call Talk Suicide Canada at 1-(833)-456-4566 Hours: Available 24/7/365 for calls; 4 PM-12 AM ET for texts; Languages: English, French
  • Visit your nearest emergency department
    • (807) 684-6100 (in Thunder Bay)
  • Contact Crisis Response
    • Thunder Bay: 346-8282
    • District of Thunder Bay: 1-866 888 8988
    • Text 807-346-8282

To find out where you can access counselling support and treatment for mental health concerns:

Please call the organization or visit their website to confirm details as they are changing frequently during COVID-19.


Looking for Support with your Mental Health?

Never be afraid to reach out for help. Remember, seeking help is a sign of strength. You don’t have to face your struggles alone. There is support nearby.


For Further Information

Call the Injury Prevention & Substance Use Program: (807) 625-5900

or toll-free 1-888-294-6630

Last Updated: 27/07/2023